• "Taut ...full of suspense...bewitching"

    Ruth Scurr, Observer
  • "THRILLING...a terrific book, accomplished in its poised, imaginative storytelling and its vivid, sensual rendering of landscape and character, emotion and memory"

    The Times
  • "An intelligent and terrifyingly plausible meditation"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "A sumptuously shaded portrait of a private, lonely place and its stranded people"

  • "Tremain is a writer of particular elegance and control, and her story unfolds from its arresting first scene to its luminous final image as gracefully as a ballet"

    The Telegraph, Review Magazine